Northeast Ohio's Folk, Traditional Music, and Dance Society
Folknet is a not-for-profit educational organization that exists to nurture the development and expansion of a vibrant folk and traditional arts community
 of performers, organizations and advocates throughout Northeast Ohio.

Statement of Expectations for Active Members of the Board of Trustees of Folknet

The following responsibilities are specific to Folknet and are articulated for the purpose of complementing or clarifying certain aspects of the traditional governing responsibilities of board members.
  1. Commit to the mission and goals of Folknet.
  2. Maintain a paid-up membership in Folknet.
  3. Attend meetings: Full board meetings of the Board of Trustees are scheduled twice a year, and board members are expected to attend all meetings. Board members are also encouraged to attend all meetings of the committees on which they serve.
  4. Contribute expertise and participate in strategic development of the board and of Folknet.
  5. Attend special events: Board members are encouraged to participate by attending general meetings, concerts, festivals, and other special events throughout the year.
  6. Make a personal contribution to Folknet: Every member of the board is expected to make some financial contribution and/or in-kind contributions of time and resources.
  7. Develop funding support: Assist Folknet in its membership development and fund raising efforts by arranging introductions, signing letters to friends and associates, and otherwise opening doors to funding sources.
  8. Represent Folknet: Be familiar with and speak in support of Folknet and allow one's name to be used in support of Folknet's mission.
  9. Disclose any potential conflict of interest with Folknet.

I understand that as a member of the Board of Trustees of Folknet,
I will be held accountable to the above expectations on an annual basis.

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Signature Date
P.O. Box 201002
Shaker Heights, OH 44120